Electric waste operator jailed over £2.2m recycling fraud.

Electric waste operator jailed over £2.2m recycling fraud.

Leeds waste operator receives record jail sentence for environmental crime, after illegitimately claiming funds from government-backed Producer Compliance Schemes A Leeds waste operator has been jailed for seven and half years, after defrauding government-backed recycling schemes out of £2.2m. Terence Solomon Dugbo, 45, of High Ash Avenue in Leeds, was handed the sentence – the […]

Urban Mining secures $25M for recycled rare earth magnet manufacturing facility.

Urban Mining secures $25M for recycled rare earth magnet manufacturing facility.

Urban Mining Company, (“Urban Mining” or “the company”), developers of the proprietary Magnet-to-Magnetärecycling process, is pleased to announce the completion of a $25M Series A financing for the construction and operation of a magnet recycling and manufacturing facility at its headquarters in Austin, Texas. “The first step towards commercializing our technology is capital intensive,” commented […]

Solar PV recycling offers huge business opportunity.

Solar PV recycling offers huge business opportunity.

The global solar photovoltaic (PV) boom currently underway will represent a significant untapped business opportunity as decommissioned solar panels enter the waste stream in the years ahead, according to a new report. The report was released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) and the International Energy Agency’s Photovoltaic Power Systems Programme (IEA-PVPS). Irena is […]

Republic Services and Lab USA unveil state-of-the-art landfill ash metal recovery facility.

Republic Services and Lab USA unveil state-of-the-art landfill ash metal recovery facility.

Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) and Lab USA unveiled a state-of-the-art ash metal recovery facility today at the Roosevelt Regional Landfill.  The advanced process allows for the reclamation of metals found in ash previously lost through traditional methods of resource recovery.  The facility is set to process all newly delivered ash to the Roosevelt Landfill […]

The first integrated solution for waste management to be built in Hungary.

The first integrated solution for waste management to be built in Hungary.

AmoTerra (AMT) and the Government of Hungary announces their plan to build the first ever total program installation for remediating waste streams, including mixed waste and radioactive material. Incorporating proven leading-edge technologies, this integrated holistic management system not only remediates waste, but also recovers greater amounts of materials to be recycled, up-cycled and sold. “These technologies […]

Proposals to boost Manchester’s recycling rates announced.

Proposals to boost Manchester’s recycling rates announced.

The council is proposing a change to its collection service for non-recyclable waste, in a bid to increase the city’s recycling rates and save £2.4m per year on waste disposal costs. The proposed change, which will be discussed at the Neighbourhoods Scrutiny Committee meeting on Tuesday 21 June, would see residents’ current 240-litre capacity black […]

Cabinet nod for 3 solid waste management parks.

Cabinet nod for 3 solid waste management parks.

The council of ministers on Wednesday approved a proposal to establish three integrated solid waste management parks near Bengaluru. The Urban Development department (UDD) has prepared the proposal in order to address the problem of garbage disposal. Initiatives such as waste-to-energy, waste-to-compost and recycling of waste will be taken up under one roof without causing […]

North Carolina Senate approves bill to end electronics recycling in the State.

North Carolina Senate approves bill to end electronics recycling in the State.

The state Senate agreed Monday evening to do away with North Carolina’s recently-created electronics recycling program and a related ban on computers, televisions and printers in local landfills. Eliminating the recycling effort was incorporated into the Senate Republicans’ annual “regulatory reform” bill, which was approved in a largely 30-15 party-line vote and now goes to […]

Siemens to supply steam turbine for energy recovery facility in the UK.

Siemens to supply steam turbine for energy recovery facility in the UK.

Siemens has received an order for components for an energy recovery facility in Hull, United Kingdom. The scope of supply includes an SST-600 Enhanced Platform industrial steam turbine, a SGen5-100A generator as well as the SPPA-T3000 instrumentation and control system. Siemens will also supply a 35-MVA power transformer. The client for the steam turbine set […]

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